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by TruePoint
2 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)

You have no idea what I know and what I don't know. I don't know what you know or what you think you know, either, so I'm going by what you said here. The way you and other people here talk about recruiting makes it seem like it's a puzzle where if you do it a specific way you get the player and if ...
by TruePoint
3 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)

I don't know what you were trying to say in most of your post, but sticking to what I can comprehend, I'll pass on keeping my opinion to myself. If you don't want to be called absurd, don't have absurd takes.
by TruePoint
3 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)

Yeah, not the best job by the staff on this one. This kid should have been recruited by Dan himself....maybe he did somewhat but leaving it to another didn't work out. This guy would have been our ticket to the next dance. If only the staff had thought to recruit him... Honestly it's hard for me to...
by TruePoint
6 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 493

Re: ESPN layoffs

[T]he truly tragic thing about today’s layoffs [is] that those who lost their jobs were essentially symbolic sacrifices. ESPN may have bought itself a little more slack from investors today, but its future remains just as uncertain as it was yesterday. Meanwhile, good writers and reporters like Dou...
by TruePoint
10 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 493

Re: ESPN layoffs

Hannah Storm still thinks Deflategate was the taping of the Rams walk through. Hannah Storm is definitely not perfect and I've never been a huge fan of hers personally, but it is still obvious that she was from a different school in terms of being a serious person and a journalist than the "ho...
by TruePoint
11 hours ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: ESPN layoffs
Replies: 30
Views: 493

Re: ESPN layoffs

This should come as no surprise, but based on the names so far it seems like they're cutting informative voices and keeping the shrill hot takes voices. They just don't understand that sports fans want real, informative sports coverage. Baseball Tonight was usually good, and it's peak with Ravech a...
by TruePoint
13 hours ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

https://twitter.com/GPrepBasketball/status/856948656188129280 Nothing against Mezie, but I'd like to see us involved with some higher ranked kids (yeah, I know. Rankings mean nothing...). I figured we'd be shooting for 4* types now. I wouldn't argue that rankings mean nothing, but I do think the be...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!
Replies: 21
Views: 1198

Re: Men's Basketball End of Year Celebration!

I love how everyone waits 17 years for any real success to happen here, and now that we finally have it people still aren't happy. Enjoy this. For the love of God. Thorr, Dan, and Dooley are all on the same page. Getting commitments at higher levels is a harder thing to come by in this state. Doesn...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: Announcements, Forum Info, and Helpful Links
Topic: YESTERDAY was the URI DAY OF GIVING!! It's not too late!
Replies: 21
Views: 737

Re: TODAY is the URI DAY OF GIVING!!

Athletics was hoping that KeaneyBlue with its many members and thousands more lurkers would come through today. Money where mouth is and so on and so forth.... Do we know whether we did or did not come through, or to to what extent? I assume there is no way to really track whether people here stepp...
by TruePoint
1 day ago
Forum: Announcements, Forum Info, and Helpful Links
Topic: YESTERDAY was the URI DAY OF GIVING!! It's not too late!
Replies: 21
Views: 737

Re: TODAY is the URI DAY OF GIVING!!

I split mine between the Fast Break Club and the Ram Fund. I hope everyone here who is capable took the time out today to support their university. Obviously everyone is capable to different degrees and their donations should reflect that. But if you don't give what you are capable of - whatever amo...
by TruePoint
2 days ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

Iggy1979 wrote:So much BS on this board


Understatement
by TruePoint
5 days ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: RI 41st in funding/student in public higher ed
Replies: 7
Views: 127

Re: RI 41st in funding/student in public higher ed

41st is an embarrassment and yet still better than I'd have guessed. This should be a scandal, front page news in the projo. Anyone want to venture a guess as to whether the local media treats it that way?
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane
Replies: 150
Views: 5464

Re: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane

I hate the post-elimination justifying that fans do, but honestly I'm not really excited about the idea of a grad transfer this year, in general, considering our roster construction. If he doesn't end up at URI it won't be devastating to me. This from the report on Hurley's alum get-together: Solid...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane
Replies: 150
Views: 5464

Re: '17 Grad Transfer F Khris Lane

I hate the post-elimination justifying that fans do, but honestly I'm not really excited about the idea of a grad transfer this year, in general, considering our roster construction. If he doesn't end up at URI it won't be devastating to me.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Right, that is not in dispute by anyone. I'd be shocked if it weren't >50% Rhody fans. It's a pretty good way to put an OOC road game on the schedule, honestly - especially since Holy Cross is normally not terrible by OOC standards. All good teams put some filler on their schedules. I'd be fine if w...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

RhowdyRam02 wrote:The official NCAA RPI page doesn't have Holy Cross playing a neutral site game this past season, so it will be counted as a road game for our RPI


Thank you
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)
Replies: 102
Views: 5011

Re: 2017-18 schedule discussion (top post is current)

Correct if I'm wrong, RF1, but I believe that the Holy Cross game at the DCU Center is officially a road game for record keeping purposes (I get what you're saying about "true" road game, but just want to make sure we are speaking the same language).
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

I'm going to assume the ISU writer isn't making this up. Why would he do that? He likely heard from someone tied to ISU that URI is still in the conversation, and that Kansas and DePaul aren't. I'm not saying he's making it up, and I acknowledged that we could be flying under the radar, but I'm als...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The 2017-2018 Season
Replies: 173
Views: 8011

Re: The 2017-2018 Season

NIT tip-off (us, UVA, Seton Hall and Vandy).
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

I think this is the guy we need. Slot right into the 4. Langevine, EC, Terrell, Dowtin/Garett and Shakur. That might be the staring 5. I agree, and I think most people - including the staff - are with you. Only problem is it takes two to tango. The interest has to be reciprocated. Our staff has bee...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)
Replies: 111
Views: 6687

Re: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)

I always just assume freshmen will be non-factors unless you get a once in a decade type I don't disagree, but that's actually why I'd rather have Toppin. I don't glean anything from Layssard not contributing much last year. That's what I expect from a freshman. I think our needs are slightly overs...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 362
Views: 23770

Re: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)

I checked and the Regional game that Fatts is in won't be on TV (it may be streamable, not sure about that). The main boys game in on ESPN2 at 8PM.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 75
Views: 2469

Re: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston

It isn't even worth putting in the effort to build a defense of Dan and his interaction with his players. There is, as far as I know, literally nothing to substantiate the idea that he doesn't treat his players well and literally dozens of instances of his players - from many different backgrounds, ...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)
Replies: 362
Views: 23770

Re: '17 PA PG - Daron Russell (URI Signed NLI)

I love the name Hassan French.
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)
Replies: 111
Views: 6687

Re: '17 NY PF - Obadiah Toppin (Offer)

If we truly only have one open scholarship to give, as was reported on the other thread, my first choice would be a four year player. A grad transfer is a good bandaid, I guess, but now you're looking at two class of '21 players (Tertsea and Fatts) and six class of '22 players. It would be my prefer...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC
Replies: 10
Views: 228

Re: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC

FWIW - Elected politicians, especially at the state level vs. federal, introduce a ton of bat-shit crazy legislation each year. The vast majority of that never gets out of committee and into a public hearing. My suspicion would be that that would be the case with these bills. This is true, but I'd ...
by TruePoint
1 week ago
Forum: All Other College Sports
Topic: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC
Replies: 10
Views: 228

Re: North Carolina Proposing a Law Which Could Require UNC & NC State to Leave ACC

Well, the tournaments are a huge revenue resource for the state ... Not only do they get the ACC Tournament most years but they also get the NCAA Tournament basically every year. We've seen the economic impact the tournament has had on Providence from hotels to restaurants to shopping, I'm sure tha...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston
Replies: 75
Views: 2469

Re: Don't Miss Out: Meet & Greet with Dan Hurley in Providence, NYC, and Boston

Billyboy78 wrote:140 people registered for Providence, 65 for New York, 37 for Boston.


Well, if it's a nice intimate atmosphere then so be it. I'll be one of the 37. Hopefully we can get more, though.
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Makai Ashton-Langford just committed to PC, ranked 36 overall by ESPN. Will be interesting to see him against Fatts in upcoming years. Id rather have Fatts Nobody should want Russell over Aston-Langford, let's try not to be completely bias here. This kid is rated one of the best PGs in the country,...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Yo man. Gil was a lovable kid and good player but saying he was a better player than Hassan Martin is insane.
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (UNLV)
Replies: 344
Views: 15924

Re: '17 JUCO PF - Shakur Juiston (Offer)

reef wrote:UnLV ?? What the heck

I may have to greet him at McCarron and send him to Kingston RI


I like it, reef. That's called the "Sly"
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Cyril's offensive game progressed really well over the course of the season, to the point where he was a legit threat to score and had a decent little arsenal of moves by the end of the year. You could see it coming during A10 play, but often he'd execute a move only to lose control at the end and m...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Do people really have that high of expectations about the big men on next year's team? If "not bad enough to screw things up for the 5 or 6 guards on the team that could start for almost anyone in the country" is too high of expectations, I'm guilty of that I guess. We need the front court...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

I'm not giving up on any of the bigs, but Koch reported pretty early on that URI was looking for a transfer F who could play right away. The logical conclusion from that was the coaches were not comfortable with anyone on the roster taking KI's spot in the starting lineup. I think if they have a sh...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

If Dan is going after someone like Toppin I'm assuming he thinks Cyril, ML, MT, and Akele will be good enough for us next year. I still don't get the reasons why Layssard literally never played last year. Saying well Dan got us to the tournament he's always right isn't good enough for me...The fact...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: Recruitment Corner
Topic: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments
Replies: 2421
Views: 142665

Re: General Recruiting Discussion/Comments

Travis Ford has always gotten it done with recruiting this is nothing new... he just never gets the best out of those recruits Well it's time to Dan and staff to get it done.....if we're going to become VCU or Dayton-like, the time is now. And I know some here will come on and preach patience.....b...
by TruePoint
2 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week
Replies: 85
Views: 3841

Re: Thorr on extending Hurley's contract in next week

Take all the time they need. I'd be concerned if I thought their was an impasse between Thorr and Dan, but I don't think that is what is happening. There is no reason to be stressed about it at this point.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: Down the Line
Topic: KB Buds, Meet Bear!
Replies: 7
Views: 127

Re: KB Buds, Meet Bear!

That looks like a good doggy. Congrats Rod.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3092

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

Ok so I have a question about a theoretical basketball practice facility at URI. The UMass facility cost $22M and includes many of the features that the relatively new SADC has. So would a URI basketball facility duplicate all those items, or would it somehow connect to the SADC to allow the basketb...
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34254

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

Completely agree. Hopefully Georgetown can manage to rebuild their entire staff without touching ours.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34254

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

This strikes me as a very long list to not include Coach Cox: http://www.casualhoya.com/2017/4/3/15163858/patrick-ewing-hired-georgetown-hoyas-head-coach-assistant-coach-candidates Maybe it's because he was previously on JT III's staff? Yeah, I have to admit to not having any understanding of the i...
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34254

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

This strikes me as a very long list to not include Coach Cox:

http://www.casualhoya.com/2017/4/3/1516 ... candidates
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17
Replies: 260
Views: 7162

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17

Agree that it is very tough to see URI without Dowtin in the Starting Line Up. Not sure who would not be in the starting 5, but to not have the 23 point scorer and leader from our 1st NCAA Tournament win this Century seems kind of hard to fathom. If you play that out, though, Stan Robinson's game a...
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17
Replies: 260
Views: 7162

Re: Rhody and A10 in the Top 25 Polls: 2016-17

rambone 78 wrote:We are another good big man away from being considered for the top 25.


If you think that the people that make these lists are putting that much thought into it, then you are giving them way too much credit.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: All Pro Sports
Topic: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving
Replies: 214
Views: 14731

Re: Pawsox Sold, Potentially Moving

How is Larry Lucchino still in our lives? Go away, Larry.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion
Replies: 302
Views: 6106

Re: NCAA Tournament - General Discussion

I know everyone hates when people complain about refs, but in this case I don't really care who wins AND Mike Stevens is my old coach and I love the guy...but he's having one of the worst games I've ever seen.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3092

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

Billy, if he said "that Billyboy, that guy is a real moron!!!" I would be the first to shut that down. But I think as a group we all need to be a little less sensitive. This is the internet. If someone says something you said was dumb, or stupid, or moronic, that is just internet-speak for...
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3092

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

I don't care about that particular pool. I don't have an emotional attachment to it. If they put in another pool somewhere then I would be fine with filling that one in.
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews
Replies: 111
Views: 3092

Re: Dan Hurley's Post 2017 NCAA Radio/TV Interviews

I've grudgingly come around to the idea of a basketball only facility. I still think it's a dumb idea as a building that is an expensive redundancy for facilities we already have. Unfortunately, it's also going to be necessary for us to build one to keep up with other programs when it comes to recr...
by TruePoint
3 week ago
Forum: NCAAs or Bust!
Topic: The Coaching Carousel 2017
Replies: 1441
Views: 34254

Re: The Coaching Carousel 2017

There is no way to ever know, and I'm glad we didn't have to find out, but I will just say again that I'm happy Ewing wanted the job. If people want to pat themselves on the back for "knowing" that Hurley would never leave or for "knowing" that Hurley was of no interest to George...

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